Woman in charge of four polling stations in Humla

3 November, Simkot. Women have been given the responsibility of manning four polling stations in the Himalayan district of Humla for the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections to be held on November 4.

According to the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, there are 58 polling stations and 59 polling stations in the district. Accordingly, all persons who fulfill the qualifications designated for polling officers have been made polling officers.

Sudha Sapkota at Bhimsen Basic School in Simkot Rural Municipality-5, Rajan Chand at Kalashilta Basic School in 6, Parvati Rokaya at Humla Mavi Raya in Kharpunath Rural Municipality-3 and Sarita Bohra at Devkota Basic School in Sarkegad Rural Municipality-3 Shyam Bahadur Rana, officiating officer of the election office Humla said

Similarly, eight women have been given the responsibility of assistant polling officers. According to the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, priority has been given to women in district elections. More women staff have been deployed in this election than in the local elections held last May.

There were only 44 women in the district in the local elections. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer Humla has told that 76 women have been appointed in this election.

One or two women have been assigned at each polling station in the district. Four hundred and fifty employees are deployed here for the election.

Source: OnlineKhabar

Himal Sanchar